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Bram Stoker

What Fresh Hell Is This?

George Heymont | Posted 10.31.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Two new dramas offer stark and disturbing depictions of specific flavors of hell on earth that crush the soul and, on occasion, tear the body to shreds. Whether above ground or below, whether the battle is fought with guns and bombs or fear and manipulation, there are no winners.

Top 10 Spooky Places to See in Ireland This October

Vic O'Sullivan | Posted 12.03.2014 | Travel
Vic O'Sullivan

Count Dracula may stalk the Transylvanian countryside; but his origins are much closer to Bram Stoker's homeland of Ireland. As a frail child, Bram's mother whetted his appetite for the blood thirsty character by fuelling the author's imagination with supernatural tales.

The Van Helsing Factor

James S. Parker | Posted 11.25.2013 | Books
James S. Parker

Although Van Helsing was truly Dracula's primary nemesis, he was only one man in a collection of characters battling the vampire. So how is it that his individual role has turned out to be so influential? It is simple, really: He contributed knowledge that nobody else had.

Bram Stoker's Forgotten Writings

John Edgar Browning | Posted 03.16.2013 | Books
John Edgar Browning

The Forgotten Writings of Bram Stoker is not my first book. Yet, I can't remember any book before it ever teaching me as much about archival research, or about Bram Stoker.

Read Bram Stoker's Lost Story

Posted 12.19.2012 | Books

The following is excerpted from the new book The Forgotten Writings of Bram Stoker. The writings in this book are published for the first time since t...

10 Best Vampires In Art For Bram Stoker's B'day

Posted 11.08.2012 | Arts

If you go on Google today you'll see that it is the birthday of the Irish horror writer Bram Stoker. The man behind "Dracula" would turn 165 years old...

Google Goes Goth!

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.08.2012 | Technology

Ever think Google's homepage would pay homage to vampires? If bloodsuckers are your thing, then today you're in luck! Google is celebrating Irish n...

Mockingbird Lane Premieres this Friday on NBC -- A Chat With Creator Bryan Fuller

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.23.2012 | TV
Xaque Gruber

Mockingbird Lane, the stunning, dark re-imagining of The Munsters makes its television premiere on Friday. Named for the Munster family's iconic address, the show is a visual and emotional feast, and the year's most original television dramedy.

'Dracula' Is Coming To NBC

Posted 07.25.2012 | TV

"Dracula" is coming to NBC in the form of Jonathan Rhys Meyers. The network has ordered a 10-episode series starring the "Tudors" veteran. The seri...

David Bowie Is Not Supposed to Get Old: The Hunger (1983)

Network Awesome | Posted 09.16.2012 | Entertainment
Network Awesome

Immortality is probably the most appealing part of the vampire mythos -- who wouldn't want to live forever, right? Deneuve and Bowie have been together since the 18th century, and it's clear that Bowie is expecting to spend eternity in a kind of connubial murderous bliss with Deneuve.

New 'Dracula' Document By Author Bram Stoker Being Released

Posted 03.26.2012 | Books

"Dracula" author Bram Stoker was more than a skillful Gothic penman. He also studied law, and his talents are evident in the legal contract for his bl...

Happy St. Patrick's Day: HuffPost Readers Pick Their Favorite Irish Books (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Happy St. Patrick's Day 2011, and in honor of the day of shamrocks, parades and green beer, we asked you to tell us your favorite books by Irish autho...

Sherlock Holmes Breathed New Life In 'The Sherlockian'

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The tales of Conan Doyle and White, told in alternating chapters, make up "The Sherlockian," Graham Moore's entertaining debut novel. Both mysteries a...

Vampire Nation

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

Taking a breather from our Gulf Coast miasma in order to focus on an even ghastlier blight of cultural crude washing up on American shores. No, this is not about Lady Gaga. Although, I do intend to address walking parasites.

Wussferatu

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

Dracula has turned into many things in his time -- a bat, a wolf, a mist. Exactly when did he turn into a wuss?

Sing Any Good Books Lately?

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

The mission of my blog is to highlight popular songs that are based on, inspired by, or allude to books and authors -- "Books Shelved in Songs," as I say on the site.

Vampires: Why Here, Why Now?

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

If fiction often reflects a nation's culture, why, oh-why-oh, do we have so many vampires, in so many places, sucking up so many entertainment dollars with such blazing success today?

HuffPost Reviews: The Annie Lennox Collection/Simply Red 25 - The Greatest Hits

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Spanning seventeen years, a proper Annie Lennox retrospective of her solo material finally arrives -- a mix of grooves, ballads, and two new recordings.

Quiz: Which Gothic Novel Are You In?

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jilly Gagnon

2008 was a dark and stormy year, full of desperate men and women, and horrible, unspeakable deeds. But under just which heavy pall of gothically-tinged-greys are you living?